Meet Englewood Financial Advisor Peter Mason

Meet Financial Advisor Peter Mason – Editor’s Note: We spoke with Peter Mason, the owner of Mason Financial Group associated with Raymond James Financial Services. His office is located at 447 W. Dearborn Street and the number is 941-548-3170. The website is MasonFinancialGrp.com.  Peter, tell us a little about your business as a Financial Advisor? I…

Advanced Hearing Solutions with Dr. Noel Crosby

Advanced Hearing Solutions with Dr. Noel Crosby – Editor’s Note: We spoke with Dr. Noel Crosby, the owner of Advanced Hearing Solutions with her husband Michael. The clinic is located at 655 South Indiana Ave. in Englewood and they also see clients in Boca Grande at 280 Park Ave. Learn more at AdvancedHearingSolutions.net or call 941-474-8393.…

Real Bikes with Gary Vasbinder

Real Bikes with Gary Vasbinder – Editor’s Note: We spoke with Gary Vasbinder, the owner of Real Bikes Englewood / Venice with his wife Melody. Visit RealBikes.Wordpress.com or call 941-445-7325. The store is located at 461 S. Indiana Avenue. Gary, tell us a little about your business? We are a full-service bike shop, offering a variety…

The Essentials of Essential Oils

The Essentials of Essential Oils by Susan Hoffman – Essential oils are the volatile liquids distilled from plants, including the seeds, bark, leaves, stems, roots, flowers, and fruit. The liquids give plants their distinctive smells, provide protection and they also play a role in plant pollination. Essential oils have been used for food preparation, beauty treatment…

Mitochondria: The Fountain of Youth

Mitochondria: The Fountain of Youth by Stacy Millett, PhD, ACSM, LMT – Mitochondria are organelles (an essential part of the human cell) that convert oxygen and nutrients into energy. This process is called oxidative phosphorylation. The energy itself is known as adenosine triphosphate or ATP. ATP is used to support every essential function in our…

Sugar: A Recipe for Addiction

Sugar: A Recipe for Addiction by Amy Scholten, MPH – I gazed at a photo I took in 1979 of Magic Kingdom at Disney World. About a dozen people had walked in front of my camera as I clicked the picture – they were all slender, what we would consider “skinny” by today’s standards. If…

Stacy Boll Explains Importance of Pet Exams

Stacy Boll Explains Importance of Pet Exams – Editor’s Note: Stacy Boll is the Hospital Manager at Englewood Animal Health Center on Placida Road. Learn more at EnglewoodAnimalHealthCenter.com.   As an overview, what are the services available at your center? We offer full wellness care, a wide range of lab work, surgery, dental care with dental x-ray,…